Maybe we don't need a feel-good movie about the first person walking on the moon. But I'm not sure we needed such a melancholy one.
A score shouldn't be the thing that carries a movie.
You don't have to be a parent to remember that pain and mistakes are a critical part of growing up,
I don't really intend to write regular movie reviews. For one thing, I don't see a lot of first-run films (although The Kid may end up talking us into THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE). For another, when I like a film, I don't always like to examine my reactions too closely. I like a lot of stuff that's … Continue reading Review: LOGAN
I am a spoiler junky. Some of this is efficiency. We watch a lot of movies on Netflix (especially random horror films, which, despite the occasional work of genuine brilliance, tend to skew heavily toward disjointed, unintelligent wastes of time), and I want to know what I'm getting into before I invest my attention. With very … Continue reading Review: ARRIVAL